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Geoffrey Whittington

accountant , educator

Geoffrey Whittington, British accountant, educator. Professional research fellow Institute Chartered Accountants of Scotland, 1996-2001; Decorated Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 2000. Fellow Institute Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Background

Whittington, Geoffrey was born on September 21, 1938 in Warsop, England. Son of Bruce and Dorothy Gwendoline (Gent) Whittington.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, London School of Economics, 1959. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, 1971.

Doctor of Science in Social Science (honorary), Edinburgh University, 1998.

Career

Research officer Cambridge University, 1962-1972. Fellow Fitzwiliam College, Cambridge, England, 1966-1972, 88—. Professor University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1972-1975, University Bristol, England, 1975-1988, University Cambridge, England, 1988-2001.

Member International Accounting Standards Board, since 2001. Member United Kingdom Accounting Standards Board, 1994-2001, United Kingdom Monopolies and Mergers Commission, 1987-1996. Economic adviser Office of Fair Trading, England, 1978-1983.

Member Advisory Body on Fair Trading in Telecomms., 1997-1998.

Works

Membership

Fellow Institute Chartered Accts. in England and Wales, Institute Chartered Accts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, walking, squash.

Connections

Married Joyce Enid Smith, September 7, 1963. Children: Alan Geoffrey, Richard John.

father:
Bruce Whittington

mother:
Dorothy Gwendoline (Gent) Whittington

spouse:
Joyce Enid Smith

children:
Alan Geoffrey Whittington

Richard John Whittington